11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lipica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Radovljica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): stop by Ljubljana Old Town, then take a stroll through Metelkova, and then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana journey planner.

If you are flying in from Puerto Rico, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Wineries · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, and finally don't miss a visit to Port Piran.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Piran trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Piran is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas

Side Trips

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Lipica

— 2 nights
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
On the 11th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery, examine the collection at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, and then trot along with Lipica Stud Farm. Keep things going the next day: try your luck at Grand Casino Lipica, then play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica, and then expand your understanding of the military at Military Museum Tabor.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lipica itinerary builder website.

Getting from Piran to Lipica by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Radovljica.

Things to do in Lipica

Museums · Outdoors · Casinos · Golf

Side Trip

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Radovljica

— 2 nights
Radovljica is a medieval town right at the footsteps of the Julian Alps.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): snap pictures at Capuchin Bridge, hit the slopes at Krvavec, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Layer House. On the next day, stop by Gingerbread Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Apiculture, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Šivec House Gallery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Radovljica trip planner.

You can drive from Lipica to Radovljica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lipica in December, expect Radovljica to be a bit cooler, temps between 5°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Radovljica

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Maribor

— 2 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and then examine the collection at Old Vine House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and then take in panoramic vistas at Celje Forest Tree House.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Maribor vacation builder.

Getting from Radovljica to Maribor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. December in Maribor sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

On the 17th (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Town Hall and then snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana online holiday planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus.
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Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.